Kazakh PM, Omsk oblast governor hold talks

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh PM Askar Mamin met with Omsk oblast governor Alexander Burkov, the PM’s press service informs.

The sides debated pressing issues of Kazakhstan-Russia cross-border cooperation in trade and economic, industry, agro-industrial complex, transit and transport, tourist, cultural and humanitarian spheres. Special attention was paid to development of river traffic along trans-border river Yertys.

It is planned to increase river freignt volume fourfold by 2025 up to 1 mln tons a year.

As stated there, Kazakhstan is the largest trade and economic partner of Omsk oblast. The sales for January -July 2021 made USD 192,3 mln that is 26.6% more against the same period of 2020.

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